Loaded Mashed Potato Bake



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  • 00:15Prep Time
  • 00:35Cook Time

Ingredients:

  • 4 lb. russet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 8 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1-2 tsp. Johnny’s Seasoning Salt
  • 2 tsp. Johnny’s Seasoned Pepper
  • 1 3/4 cup shredded cheddar, divided
  • chives, chopped

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. In a large pot, add potatoes and cover with 2 inches water. Boil until fork tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain and return to pot.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large oven-safe skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until crispy, 6 minutes. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  4. Mash potatoes. Add 1 & 1/4 cups cheddar, most of the cooked bacon, sour cream, butter, heavy cream, garlic, Johnny’s Seasoning Salt, and Johnny’s Seasoned Pepper.
  5. Transfer potatoes to a 9-x-13 inch baking dish and top with remaining cheddar and cooked bacon.
  6. Bake until cheddar is melty about 15 minutes.
  7. Garnish with chives, serve warm, and enjoy!